Colleen B. McElhinney

Senior Associate

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Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Counseling
  • Real Estate Litigation

Biography

Colleen has over 25 years of experience as a business litigation attorney. With a focus on employment and commercial disputes, Colleen represents her clients in all aspects of litigation. Her experience spans the entire litigation process from pre-complaint investigations and discovery through trials and appeals. Colleen has represented clients in federal and state trial courts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as mediations and arbitrations. 

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1995
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: English and psychology

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1997

Past Positions

  • Honorable Daniel E. Wathen, Chief Justice for the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, Clerk
  • Torres, Scammon, Hincks & Day, LLP, Of Counsel, 2014 to 2018
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C, Associate, 1996 to 2010

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • Greater Newburyport Bar Association, Member, 2016 to 2018